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Cambridge Companion to Eugene O'Neill

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ISBN-10: 0521556457

ISBN-13: 9780521556453

Edition: 1998

Authors: Michael Manheim

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This volume of essays contains studies of Eugene O'Neill's life, his intellectual & creative forebears, & his relation to the theatrical world of his creative period, 1916-42. It also has descriptions of the O'Neill canon & its production history.
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Book details

Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/24/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
List of plays and poems
Introduction Michael Manheim
'Celebrant of loss': Eugene ONeill 18881953
ONeills philosophical and literary paragons
ONeill and the theatre of his time
From trial to triumph: the early plays
The middle plays
The late plays
Notable American stage productions
ONeill on screen
ONeills America: the strange interlude between the wars
ONeills African and Irish-Americans: stereotypes or faithful realism?
ONeills female characters
A tale of possessors self-disposessed
Trying to write the family play: autobiography and the dramatic imagination
The stature of Long Days Journey Into Night
ONeill and the cult of sincerity
ONeill criticism
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